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Address: Intercoastal Channel Marker 60, FL
Phone Number: +1 239-283-2278
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Description: Cabbage Key is a 100 acre island located five miles off of Pine Island, FL...
Cabbage Key is a 100 acre island located five miles off of Pine Island, FL in the Pine Island Sound. The Inn, built in the 1940's by the family of Mary Roberts Rinehart, now houses our famous Restaurant & Dollar Bill Bar and six guest rooms. The rooms in the Inn are all different with old Florida charm - they do not have TVs, phones, or refrigerators. We have seven cottages on the island, ranging from a 1 bedroom/1 bath cottage to 3 bedroom/3 bath waterfront units. All cottages have refrigerators, televisions (no cable) and coffee makers, some units have full kitchens. Our restaurant is open seven days a week and serves breakfast, lunch & dinner. If you want to relax on a beach...we do not have one here. But, Cayo Costa is a close kayak or boat ride away. This is a great retreat to discover "Old Florida", relax with a book, fish from our docks & watch the boats go by.
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Stunning natural beauty

Quiet and pristine, being here makes the rest if the world feel so far away! A fantastic dat trip by boat a great spot to get directly in touch with untouched nature. Bring a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Orlando, Florida

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Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Quiet and pristine, being here makes the rest if the world feel so far away! A fantastic dat trip by boat a great spot to get directly in touch with untouched nature. Bring a cooler and stay a long while watching tarpon roll and dolphins at okay just feet away

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The dock master is an ex SS Stormtrooper. Very bad people skills they should give him a customer service class. Anchor out and swim in!!! He wants a tip be nicer to people and you will get better tips.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a fun day trip to get out of the crazies of "normal life"! We took the Kingfisher Fleet boat ($32.95) out of Punta Gorda for Cabbage Key. We applauded and cheered as many dolphins jumped the wake of our boat (they love the attention)! This was one of the trip highlights for me. While on the island, the... More 

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Dallas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Our three generation family enjoyed the uniqueness of the restaurant and the friendly waitress, Emily. The hostess had an attitude, but we got seated with our high chair and never saw her again. Our drink and food orders were taken and delivered promptly. They will cook your burger other ways besides medium. The only problem is that we ordered three... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

High points of island a 5000 year old shell mound. Quaint houses for the very few residents and a funky restaurant with good food

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

The Calusa Indians were the original inhabitants of Cabbage Key. The Island was then developed by the family of Mary Roberts Rinehart in the 1940's. We have seven cottages on the Island and six rooms in our Inn that we rent on a nightly basis. Our restaurant is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hope you... More 

Florida
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

We were anchored nearby and took dinghys over to Cabbage Key for beers late in the afternoon. Contrary to the crowds we've seen at mid-day, there were very few folks there. You can see on approach that it is a beautiful spot. Everything about it makes it unique. The beers & service were good - We look forward to many... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

We are happy to hear your visit was enjoyable! Late afternoon is a great time to visit Cabbage Key. Hope you can dinghy over again soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

took the king fisher fleet boat ride from fisherman's village in Punta Gorda to cabbage key, capt. and mate great, loaded with info about charlotte harbor and key,2 1/2 hour ride down Charlotte Harbor to Cabbage Key...fun trip...cabbage key itself is old Florida...always had fun there when I had my own boat..dollar bills cover all the walls , celling's etc.... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent trip to Cabbage Key on the Kingfisher. It sounds like you had a great boat ride over and really enjoyed your visit on the Key. Hope you can make it back here soon! More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Boat trip out was fun but liked useppa a lot more. Bar is unique and very pretty island but there are other island day trips that were more fun and better food and scenery.

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cabbage_key, Public Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. That's the beauty of our area, each Island or Destination has it's own character and charm. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Sauk City, Wisconsin, United States
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101 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stopped here as a break for lunch when we were on a fishing charter. We found the restaurant here quite interesting and liked reading the placemat about the history. The waitresses t-shirts with the answers to the most asked questions, the dollar bills on the wall, and the nostalgic resort atmosphere all lent themselves to make our dining experience... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are happy you stopped in for lunch. It seems like you had a nice experience and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is one of our favorite places to boat to in SWFL. We try and make it up there once or twice a year for lunch. The service is great and the food is wonderful, especially if you like Stone Crabs and they happen to be in season when you go there! Between all the beautiful flowers, Floyd the white... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we are glad to have you as regular guests! Yes, October 15th is just around the corner and we are looking forward to having Stone Crab back in season. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit! More 

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Address: Intercoastal Channel Marker 60, FL
Phone Number: +1 239-283-2278
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast

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